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Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 08-02-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,850
Posted By GSKaplan
Ha Ha love it.

Ha Ha love it.
Forum: The Clubhouse 08-02-14, 07:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By GSKaplan
Yeah but the vice alone is badass that brand can...

Yeah but the vice alone is badass that brand can handle anything.
Forum: The Clubhouse 08-02-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By GSKaplan
Is that a one sided post lift? that's rad! Looks...

Is that a one sided post lift? that's rad! Looks like you could squeeze it in anywhere.
Forum: The Clubhouse 08-01-14, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By GSKaplan
Lets see your garage!

I have to admit, I'm pretty obsessed with this guys setup. I'm feeling a revamp of my space is needed. I would love to see what everybody has.

http://www.12-gaugegarage.com/

...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-01-14, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 635
Posted By GSKaplan
I remember back in the day I had a chevy cavalier...

I remember back in the day I had a chevy cavalier (hey at least it was re-branded a Toyota cavalier in japan)... I didn't need to replace the pads for 115000 miles. Lexus needs to infuse that sort of...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 08-01-14, 07:55 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,850
Posted By GSKaplan
A gentlemen who owned an 07 LS460 came into the...

A gentlemen who owned an 07 LS460 came into the dealership after a certain unnamed independent shop serviced the brakes and brake fluid. They had somehow got air into the system and the brakes went...
Forum: Car Chat 07-31-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By GSKaplan
diggin' the MEGA CRUISER ...

diggin' the MEGA CRUISER


http://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbulletin/720x444/80-1219921774_1_49fdc47c86b86f9b67610efacb46982188b24b51.jpg
Forum: Car Chat 07-31-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By GSKaplan
75 Years of TOYOTA = They made that?

Stumbled upon this crazy interactive tree - never heard of some of them.

http://www.toyota-global.com/company/history_of_toyota/75years/vehicle_lineage/family_tree/index.html
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-31-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 163,056
Posted By GSKaplan
Not sure how you would clean it with the crushed...

Not sure how you would clean it with the crushed walnut in the car. Still have to put the valves in the machine.

This is how you have to get them out of the head.
...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 07-31-14, 09:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,092
Posted By GSKaplan
Not saying this is what it is, but aside from the...

Not saying this is what it is, but aside from the voltage checks and what-not, but split intake hoses on these things can cause some crazy drivability concerns (with no codes- because fuel trim is 2...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-31-14, 08:40 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 163,056
Posted By GSKaplan
Not sure if it was ever mentioned, but the test...

Not sure if it was ever mentioned, but the test the dealer uses to reproduce a misfire (while recording) is:

1.)Idle engine to warm
2.) Rev engine to 4000rpm and hold for 30sec
3.) Snap...
Forum: GX - First Generation 10-15-13, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,474
Posted By GSKaplan
Pop in and go. It self installs from the disc.

Pop in and go. It self installs from the disc.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-15-13, 09:51 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,443
Posted By GSKaplan
If you look back early in the thread I ranted a...

If you look back early in the thread I ranted a little about this. Short version:
rattle - yes
strong enough to cause bolts to back out - no.

same goes with the GS450H - yes its the same but...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-15-13, 09:48 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,443
Posted By GSKaplan
Not sure what other recall they mentioned, but...

Not sure what other recall they mentioned, but the only active recall with the cam gears is the DLG. No further plans to change or enhance this recall are in place at this time. All dealerships were...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-14-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,443
Posted By GSKaplan
(if your vehicle is applicable for the recall)...

(if your vehicle is applicable for the recall) The valve covers come off during the repair, the valve cover gaskets are replaced. I would take your concerns directly to the service manager, that is...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-14-13, 08:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 626
Posted By GSKaplan
What year and model RX do you have '06 RX330 or...

What year and model RX do you have '06 RX330 or '07 RX350?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-14-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,443
Posted By GSKaplan
The water pump and gasket are NOT included in the...

The water pump and gasket are NOT included in the recall, but the valve cover gaskets come in the recall kit as you can see. So to me the gentlemen seems a little more than misinformed. I don't...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-14-13, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,287
Posted By GSKaplan
This is the logic in the progression.... ...

This is the logic in the progression....

Pistons and piston rings have excessive clearance and cause too much blow by ---> increased crank case pressure cause PCV to not operate well -----> Oil is...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-14-13, 08:00 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,443
Posted By GSKaplan
I'm not sure why they only decided to recall only...

I'm not sure why they only decided to recall only the 350s (2gr) cam gears. I do know that it is a different cam gear than the 250 (4gr). The camshafts and valve springs are also not designed the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-14-13, 07:22 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,443
Posted By GSKaplan
Pictures always help: ...

Pictures always help:

http://theprofessionalmechanic.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/oilleak.jpg

The "Timing Chain Cover Gasket" that is included in the recall is the tensioner access window...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-13-13, 07:50 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 54,443
Posted By GSKaplan
If you had it done previously Lexus is still...

If you had it done previously Lexus is still recommending it be performed. They offer reimbursement in some cases, but only AFTER the RECALL version is performed. As far as I can see the cam gear...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 10-12-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By GSKaplan
The pistons are replaced to correct a misfire....

The pistons are replaced to correct a misfire. Part of the ZLA service campaign. I use brackets to hang the engine while its still in the car as well to save time, but I won't partly remove a...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 10-12-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By GSKaplan
He's doing a zla, replacing the pistons. I was...

He's doing a zla, replacing the pistons. I was referencing the leaving the cover on. I wouldn't ever do it that way. Cover should come off and be resealed.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 10-12-13, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By GSKaplan
ZLA the wrong way?

I use brackets so I don't have to drop the engine, but I wouldn't do this. It just doesn't seem right. I'm all for getting times down, but I personally would never sacrifice the quality of my work....
Forum: IS - Third Generation 10-12-13, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,436
Posted By GSKaplan
I might be off on your particular case then, but...

I might be off on your particular case then, but in general the firmware malfunction affects MOST navigation operation, basically anything weird. If you are wondering what version you have here is...
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